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Scholar Name Meaning

nickname for a person who could read and write, at a time when education was the exception rather than the rule. According to Reaney, a local name from Old Norse skáli ‘hut’ + erg ‘shieling’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Scholer, Sholar, Schomer, Schorr, Scholl, Schlarb, Scholes, Schaar

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Scholar Family Origin

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Scholar Family Occupations

What did your Scholar ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Scholar occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Scholar's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Scholar family was Saloon Keeper. Farmer, Miner and Nurse were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Scholar.

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Miner

    17%
  • Nurse

    17%
  • Saloon Keeper

    17%

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Scholar ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Scholar Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Scholar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Scholar census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Scholar. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Scholar. For the veterans among your Scholar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Scholar Life Expectancy

What is the average Scholar lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Scholar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Scholar in 1955 was 45, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Scholar

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Scholar ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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